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The Truth Imperial IPA - Flying Dog Brewery

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The Truth Imperial IPAThe Truth Imperial IPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

253 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 253
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 10.17%
Wants: 30
Gots: 43 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Titans77 on 08-03-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +15%

Luckily for me this beer is easy to find (I live in Maryland). This is a solid beer! I have had both bottle & draft and it never lets me down. It's not exactly the most balanced IIPA I've had, but it keeps calling me back! Beautiful copper/orange in color. Heads nice. And smell of hops and fruit is right there. This to me (if this makes sense to you) is an IPA drinkers IIPA. Lots of hop bite, a little bitter but it keeps calling you back for another sip! Flying Dog nailed this one! Give it a try!

RedTarmac, Jul 04, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

To me, Flying Dog has been more about clever marketing than making truly exceptional beer. So it's ironic that the label of the first great beer this brewery has produced says, "Full Disclosure: This beer came to fruition because we saw a gap in our portfolio and we wanted to increase our market share."

Well, I sure am glad they filled that gap. The Truth is everything I love in a craft brew, which mainly means hops, hops, and more hops. I first enjoyed a bottle about three months ago at a bar in Ellicott City. Many sixers later, I'm still impressed every time I take a sip. Wait a minute, who am I kidding? I don't "sip" ... I gulp.

Oh, and if you happen to find yourself enjoying an Orioles game at Camden Yards, make sure you visit the Free State Pub, which pours The Truth on draught.

topofthehops, Jun 24, 2014
The Truth Imperial IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 253 ratings.